Q & A – Most common questions & answers

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the dimensions of containers?

We stock a variety of different containers, each with their own individual dimensions. Please visit our services tab to see our product offerings and dimensions for your desired container.
EXTERNAL
DIMENSIONS
6m12m (Hi-Cube)
(L x W x H)6058 x 2438 x 2591mm12192 x 2438 x 2896mm
INTERNAL
DIMENSIONS
Length:5898mm12032mm
Width:2352mm2352mm
Height:2393mm2698mm
Cubic capacity:33.2m³ (1,174 cu.ft.)76.4m³ (2,698 cu.ft.)
Floor area:13.87m²28.3m²
Door opening width2343mm2340mm
Door opening height2280mm2585mm
WEIGHTS
Max Gross:30,480kgs (67,200lbs)30,480kgs (67,200lbs)
Tare (average) +/-2%:2,185kgs (4,820lbs)3,890kgs (8,575lbs)
Max Payload (average):28,295kgs (62,380lbs)26,590kgs (58,625lbs)
REFRIGERATED
CONTAINERS
Length:5456mm11584mm
Width:2290mm2290mm
Height:2276mm2558mm
Cubic capacity:28.4m³ (1005 cu.ft.)67.8m³ (2394 cu.ft.)
Floor area:12.49m²26.53m²
Door opening width:2294mm2294mm
Door opening height (at sill):2264mm2569mm
WEIGHTS
Max Gross:30,480kgs (67,200lbs)34,000kgs (74,960lbs)
Tare including machinery (average) ±2%:3,120kgs (6,880lbs)4,650kgs (10,250lbs)
Max Payload (average):27,360kgs (60,320lbs)29,350kgs (64,710lbs)

What is your minimum rental period?

Container World bills for a minimum period of 30 days. Please contact your closest branch for competitive lease rates, and be sure to confirm how long you would like to hire for.

Do you rent Spaza shops?

We do not hire to private individuals, however, Container World will consider this for registered businesses. Please contact your closest branch to enquire.

Do you lease to private individuals?

We only lease to registered businesses. We do have the option of Self-Storage units, which are kept safe and secure at our depot facilities. Be sure to view Self-storage unit options.
*Self-Storage currently available only in Polokwane and Durban